West County Medical Corporation
- Addiction rehab treatment center in California
West County Medical Clinic is a licensed and accredited privately owned drug and alcohol treatment center located in Long Beach, CA. Specializing in services such as Drug Addiction, Opioid Addiction and more, West County Medical Clinic can help you or a loved one struggling with addiction. This facility has accreditations such as SAMSHA. For more information about West County Medical Clinic treatment programs, therapy approaches and more, read on.
Long Beach, California
2272 Pacific Avenue, Suite A
Long Beach, California, 90806
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About West County Medical Corporation
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism is one of the most common addictions in California. Alcohol addiction (often referred to as alcoholism or alcohol use disorder) is characterized by a deep craving for alcohol and the inability to quit drinking regardless of any adverse effects. Alcohol use disorder ensues when the chemical changes from long-term alcohol use drive the brain to acclimate to normal functions creating a dependency. Many people who struggle with alcoholism find it challenging to quit without the help of a treatment facility such as West County Medical Corporation. The alcoholism treatment at West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California is designed to give you the support you need to quit drinking once and for all.
Drug addiction is a chronic disease characterized by a physical and psychological dependency on drugs. Drug addiction occurs when extensive drug use causes changes in a person’s brain chemistry, resulting in uncontrollable cravings to use regardless of the adverse effects. The only way to overcome drug addiction or other addiction disorders is to receive addiction treatment. West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California offers many treatment options for those struggling with drug addiction. If you or someone you love is struggling with drug addiction, get help as soon as possible. Prolonged drug use can result in a destructive addiction cycle where you must continue using drugs to avoid distressing withdrawal symptoms. Regardless of your situation, help is available in Long Beach, California.
Opioids/opiates are among the most addictive substances worldwide. Prescribed for various medical needs, opioids encompass a large class of prescription drugs such as morphine, oxycodone, and hydrocodone, and illegal substances such as heroin and opium. People who misuse opioids can develop an opioid addiction very quickly. Opioid addiction, also known as an opioid use disorder, is a condition in which someone compulsively seeks the drug. In Long Beach, California, there are many treatment options to choose from for an opioid/opiate addiction. The most effective form of opioid addiction treatment is drug detox, followed by inpatient drug rehab. West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California offers opioid addiction treatment tailored to your unique needs and situation.
Substance abuse refers to the act of misusing drugs or alcohol. Substance abuse problems can refer to illicit drugs — such as heroin, cocaine, or methamphetamine — or legal drugs, such as alcohol or prescription medications. Substances frequently abused in Long Beach, California include alcohol, marijuana, prescription drugs, methamphetamine, cocaine, opiates/opioids, hallucinogens, and more. The main difference between substance abuse and drug addiction is that individuals with substance abuse problems can quit or change their unhealthy habits. In contrast, addiction is a disease in which someone can’t just stop using when their addiction causes them harm. People engaged in substance abuse put themselves at risk for developing a substance use disorder, a severe mental health condition that can make it difficult for people to stop using drugs or alcohol on their own. West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California works to address substance abuse and help people to build fulfilling lives in recovery.
Levels of Care Offered at West County Medical Corporation
This facility offers a variety of treatments.
Many addiction treatment options are available in Long Beach, California for those struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol. These include inpatient drug rehab, outpatient treatment, dual diagnosis treatment, ongoing support groups, and various therapies. Addiction treatment programs are different for each person and can be customized based on individual needs and circumstances. The highly-effective addiction treatment at West County Medical Corporation aims to tackle several aspects of substance use disorders to help individuals gain the skills needed to sustain long-term recovery. Various therapies are offered in addiction treatment at West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California, such as individual and group therapy sessions.
Aftercare programs are extensions of addiction treatment that are integrated into life after rehab. Attending addiction treatment is the first step in the recovery journey. However, individuals generally attend treatment for a short period (between 30-180 days) when compared to the years spent in addiction recovery. The aftercare programs at West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California are used to support clients in their recovery journeys after the primary course of treatment is complete. After graduating treatment, clients work together with the staff at West County Medical Corporation to develop a comprehensive aftercare plan and have the option to participate in continuing services to help support their recovery.
Dual Diagnosis Treatment
Several treatment options are available in Long Beach, California to treat individuals with dual diagnoses. In addiction treatment, a dual diagnosis, also known as co-occurring disorder or comorbidity, is when someone suffers from two or more disorders at the same time, such as a drug use disorder and depressive disorder. Integrated treatment for a mental illness and substance use disorder is generally most effective for someone struggling with a dual-diagnosis disorder compared to separate treatments for each condition. Treatment of dual-diagnosis disorders at West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California includes knowledgeable addiction treatment professionals providing effective services that treat the whole person and supports overall health and recovery.
Inpatient Drug Rehab
As the highest level of care offered in addiction treatment, inpatient drug rehab provides structured treatment programs and therapies designed to address all aspects of a person’s addiction. During inpatient drug rehab at West County Medical Corporation, clients live on-site in their substance-free addiction treatment facility in Long Beach, California, and receive 24-hour medical care and therapeutic support from addiction treatment professionals. Inpatient drug rehabs are an excellent option for those battling addiction and a co-occurring mental health disorder. Within this type of drug rehab program, people can focus their energy entirely on recovery while surrounding themselves with like-minded peers.
Residential treatment programs at West County Medical Corporation provide patients with 24-hour medical care and support while working to overcome their substance use disorders and associated mental health disorders. During residential treatment in Long Beach, California, patients undergo different therapies to confront the challenges of conditions related to substance use disorders, alcohol abuse, and more. Inpatient rehab is known to be the most effective treatment option that you can receive for drug and alcohol addiction. Generally, the average length of stay in inpatient rehab is between 30-days and 180-days and beyond. Your stay will be very busy with various treatment aspects each day.
Sober Living/Halfway House
Sober living, sometimes referred to as a halfway house, at West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California operates as a bridge between inpatient treatment and the “real world.” Once returning home from inpatient drug rehab, clients often struggle with getting acclimated to their new routines. Sober living/halfway houses at West County Medical Corporation offer an in-between point that allows clients to reinforce skills learned during addiction treatment. While in sober living at West County Medical Corporation, clients are required to remain sober from drugs and alcohol. Many addiction treatment centers in Long Beach, California, require regular drug testing to enforce this. Sober living homes are great spaces for those new to recovery and trying to build a strong foundation before venturing through recovery on their own.
Therapies, Programs & Treatment Approaches
A detailed list of the methods used to care for each individual.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a psychotherapy that helps people understand how their thoughts affect their behaviors. While partaking in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), participants learn to recognize and reframe self-defeating beliefs. This shift in thinking often results in more meaningful connections and reduced addictive tendencies.
Family counseling is used in inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment because when a person struggles with substance abuse, the effects often extend outward to loved ones. At West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California, they incorporate family counseling to address the family unit. During family counseling in Long Beach, California, patients and their families work through issues and learn how to support their loved one during the recovery process.
Group therapy is a type of psychotherapy in which one or more therapists works with a group of individuals at once. AT West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California group therapy sizes range between 5-20 people and generally have commonalities, such as a specific condition or shared life experience. Group therapy sessions are used in inpatient and outpatient treatment programs under the guidance of a licensed therapist. While in group therapy in Long Beach, California, participants engage in dialogue focused around a theme or specific struggle. Depending on the nature of the group setting, a therapist may actively lead group discussions and have a particular plan or theme for each session.
Health Education Services Other Than HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis
Addiction treatment services at West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California incorporate health education services to offer a well-rounded treatment experience and a balanced application of support and education on health topics to assist in recovery. Health education services in Long Beach, California are meant to promote health and disease prevention.
Individual therapy is a type of talk therapy where clients meet with a therapist one-on-one. At West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California, individual therapy incorporates various treatment techniques to help in addiction recovery. Through individual therapy at West County Medical Corporation, clients build rapport with their therapist and work with them to resolve life challenges, work through emotions and gain positive coping mechanisms. Individual therapy in Long Beach, California can help with various mental health conditions such as addiction disorder, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), bipolar disorder, panic disorder, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and more.
Marital counseling, also known as couples counseling, is a type of psychotherapy that aims to identify and work through disputes in intimate relationships. Addiction affects not only the person abusing drugs or alcohol but also their loved ones and, often more than anyone, their spouses. Whether couples are married, living together, or just in a relationship, if one or more person struggles with substance abuse, it can be detrimental to both parties and make it difficult to have a healthy relationship. At West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California, a licensed marriage and family counselor works with couples to resolve issues in the relationship. Some couples in Long Beach, California seek therapy on a short-term basis, whereas others require more time in treatment to work towards rebuilding a healthy relationship.
Motivational interviewing is a therapeutic approach used to motivate participants to change destructive behaviors. At West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California, motivational interviewing is utilized in tandem with motivational enhancement therapy to support individuals struggling with drug or alcohol addiction to build confidence in their recovery.
Relapse is the act of using drugs or alcohol after completing addiction treatment. It’s common for individuals who struggle with addictions to relapse at one point or another. Relapse does not mean failure but instead signifies additional treatment is needed for lifelong recovery. Relapse prevention therapy at West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California, will help you understand relapse, your triggers and gain the tools you need to prevent relapse.
Smoking/Vaping/Tobacco Cessation Counseling
Smoking counseling in addiction treatment provides educational resources to discuss the dangers of smoking, and vaping and help those already addicted to quit. At West County Medical Corporation, in Long Beach, California, clients have access to various tobacco cessation and education resources and counseling.
Substance Use Disorder Counseling
Substance abuse counseling, also called addiction counseling, is incorporated into addiction treatment to help those struggling with addictions talk through the intricacies and causes of their substance use disorders. Substance abuse counseling at West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California incorporates a combination of treatment and support services to help individuals overcome their dependencies. While in substance use disorder counseling at West County Medical Corporation, clients work with licensed addiction counselors in a clinical setting in Long Beach, California, to address issues like mental health, destructive behavior patterns, and treatment goals.
Substance Use Disorder Education
Substance use disorder education, also known as substance abuse education or drug education, is important for those struggling with addiction as well as their loved ones. Substance abuse education at West County Medical Corporation in Long Beach, California aims to teach individuals about drug and alcohol abuse, how substance abuse affects the mind and body, and how to be supportive during detox, rehabilitation, and recovery. Substance abuse education in Long Beach, California can also involve counseling education for the individual abusing drugs or alcohol as well as family and friends.
- November 2, 2022
- Staff Verified